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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized various types of narcotics in separate, unrelated...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

SEATTLE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized 360 pills Wednesday of unauthorized influenza treatments being marketed to treat COVID-19.

CBP...
Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS – Members of the United States Border Patrol’s El Paso Sector, honored the men and women who lost their lives...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two fugitives who escaped from a prison in Florence, Colorado, Wednesday.

Tucson Sector agents...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection modified a withhold release order (WRO) today such that gold imported from the Democratic Republic of the...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 78 immigration checkpoint recovered a vehicle, which had fled from the checkpoint, loaded with...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release
MARFA, Texas -

On May 26, 2020, Border Patrol agents from the Marfa Station along with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling 12...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | National Media Release

On behalf of the U.S. Border Patrol, the public is cordially invited to join us in celebrating 96 years of protecting America’s borders. The brief ceremony...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Border Patrol agents working in Starr County foil two drug smuggling attempts, yielding nearly 900 pounds of marijuana seized.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted hard narcotics with an estimated street value...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a human smuggler, previously convicted of a sexual offense, on...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents intercepted a human smuggling attempt and recovered a stolen vehicle near Farm to Market...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Hidalgo arrestó a...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman from Houston, Texas...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents prevented two separate human smuggling attempts, on the same day, via box trucks at...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Buffalo Sector responded to a call for assistance for two kayakers in distress near...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Las Operaciones de Campo de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP) en San Juan anunciaron el martes la incautación...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Juan Field Operations announced Tuesday the seizure of a shipment consisting of 844...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously convicted sex offender, and two women in an armed human...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man and woman suspected of smuggling...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Local Media Release
PRESIDIO, Texas -

Border Patrol agents along with state and county agencies combine efforts to rescue an injured hiker in...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ports of entry within the Buffalo Field Office have seen a significant increase in drug seizures...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Due to their training and quick response, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station came to the aid of a motorist, and rescued him...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector located a lost individual, with two children, in need of medical attention northwest of...

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